Wörth an der Donau is a town in the district of Regensburg, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the left bank of the Danube, 22 km east of Regensburg.

Wörth an der Donau
Wörth an der Donau Castle
Wörth an der Donau Castle
Coat of arms of Wörth an der Donau
Coat of arms
Location of Wörth an der Donau within Regensburg district
Wörth an der Donau in R.svg
Wörth an der Donau is located in Germany
Wörth an der Donau
Wörth an der Donau
Wörth an der Donau is located in Bavaria
Wörth an der Donau
Wörth an der Donau
Coordinates: 49°00′03″N 12°24′04″E / 49.00083°N 12.40111°E / 49.00083; 12.40111Coordinates: 49°00′03″N 12°24′04″E / 49.00083°N 12.40111°E / 49.00083; 12.40111
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionUpper Palatinate
DistrictRegensburg
Municipal assoc.Wörth an der Donau
Government
 • MayorAnton Rothfischer
Area
 • Total52.34 km2 (20.21 sq mi)
Elevation
320-630 m (−1,750 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,918
 • Density94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
93084–93086
Dialling codes09482
Vehicle registrationR
Websitewww.woerth-donau.de

First mayors before 1945Edit

First mention of a mayor: Ulrich Vorstl (1482)

  • Franz Xaver Pittinger (1803-1808)
  • Schottenloher
  • Vilsmeier
  • Kleebauer
  • Max Joseph Scheglmann (1876 to 1888)
  • Oetting (1888 to 1902)
  • Johann Henfling (1902 to 1930)
  • Karl Saller, last freely elected mayor (1930 to 1933)
  • Alfons Lehle, NSDAP (April 1933 to August 1936)
  • Paul Gottschall, NSDAP (August 1936 to October 1936)
  • Friedrich Horkheimer, NSDAP (October 1936 to May 1945)

First mayor since 1945Edit

  • 1945 to 1946: Alois Schmelz (introduced by US-Army)
  • 1946 to 1965: Johann Baumann (ÜWG)
  • 1965 to 1973: Alfred Büchele (CSU)
  • 1973 to 2002: Franz Beutl (CSU)
  • Since 2002: Anton Rothfischer (ÜWG)

Official First Mayor

Anton Rothfischer (ÜWG) was elected mayor for the first time in the 2002 election. He was reelected in 2008 and 2014.

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

 
Otto Pittinger
  • Otto Pittinger (1878-1926), medical councilor, politician and paramedical officer
  • Johann Reichhart (1893-1972), executioner
  • Ludwig Franz (1922-1990), politician (CSU) Member of Bundestag 1953-1976
  • Franz Fuchs (born 1953), historian

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.